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    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • Written by: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,844
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,543
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,533

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible

    • By Alex Keinick on 2018-03-05

    Price: CDN$ 48.83

    • What Einstein Got Wrong

    • Written by: Dan Hooper, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Dan Hooper
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    These 12 half-hour lectures are about what Einstein got wrong. He may have kindled a scientific revolution with his famous theory of relativity and his proof that atoms and light quanta exist, but he balked at accepting the most startling implications of these theories - such as the existence of black holes, the big bang, gravity waves, and mind-bendingly strange phenomena in the quantum realm. This course by research physicist Dan Hooper of the University of Chicago assumes no background in science and uses very little math.

    Price: CDN$ 13.37

    • Dare to Lead

    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • Written by: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    Brené Brown spent the past two decades researching the emotions that give meaning to our lives. Over the past seven years, she found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies, are asking the same questions: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders? And how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? Dare to Lead answers these questions and gives us actionable strategies and real examples from her research-based, courage-building program.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Rumble with Platitudes

    • By MMH Toronto on 2018-11-11
    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • Written by: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 2018-10-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 219 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • Written by: Yuval Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,797
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,573
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,569

    In Sapiens, Dr. Yuval Noah Harari spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural, and scientific revolutions. Drawing on insights from biology, anthropology, paleontology, and economics, he explores how the currents of history have shaped our human societies, the animals and plants around us, and even our personalities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'll definitely listen to this again.

    • By Shea Earl on 2017-11-25
    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • Written by: Yuval Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 2017-09-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,797 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 52.59

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • Written by: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
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      5 out of 5 stars 53
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    Robert Greene is a master guide for millions of listeners, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Compendium of Wisdom

    • By Josh on 2018-11-14

    Price: CDN$ 52.63

    • The Power of Habit

    • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
    • Written by: Charles Duhigg
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 819
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 683
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 679

    At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bit disappointing to be honest (until Ch.11)

    • By Natasha on 2017-11-09

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    • Techniques for Retraining Your Brain
    • Written by: Jason M. Satterfield, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Jason M. Satterfield
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
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      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a well-tested collection of practical techniques for managing moods and modifying undesirable behaviors through self-awareness, critical analysis, and goal-oriented change. CBT illuminates the links between thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health and uses those connections to develop concrete plans for self-improvement. In 24 engaging half-hour lectures, you'll build a robust and effective self-improvement toolkit with the expert guidance of Professor Satterfield of the University of California, San Francisco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A powerful tool to have at your dispoal

    • By Andrew M. on 2018-07-05

    Price: CDN$ 46.98

    • Maps of Meaning

    • Written by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better read than listened to.

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-08-15

    Price: CDN$ 61.41

    • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    • Written by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777
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      5 out of 5 stars 681
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 674

    What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in digestible chapters consumable anytime and anywhere in your busy day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great audio book.

    • By Burk Prael on 2017-11-18

    Price: CDN$ 23.48

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • Written by: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 317
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    When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction, and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Educational, enlightening, and optimistic.

    • By Bryar C on 2018-05-31
    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • Written by: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 2018-05-15
    • 5 out of 5 stars 317 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 39.48

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • Written by: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
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    The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life's work. It will change the way you think about thinking. Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Kahneman explains....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very difficult to follow in audio format

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-10-06

    Price: CDN$ 39.83

    • Evolve Your Brain

    • The Science of Changing Your Mind
    • Written by: Joe Dispenza D.C.
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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    Joe Dispenza, DC, has spent decades studying the human mind-how it works, how it stores information, and why it perpetuates the same behavioral patterns over and over. In the acclaimed film What the Bleep Do We Know!?, he began to explain how the brain evolves - by learning new skills, developing the ability to concentrate in the midst of chaos, and even healing the body and the psyche. Evolve Your Brain presents this information in depth, while helping you take control of your mind.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but moderately accessible

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-11-14

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • The Coddling of the American Mind

    • How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
    • Written by: Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 82
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    The culture of “safety” and its intolerance of opposing viewpoints has left many young people anxious and unprepared for adult life. Lukianoff and Haidt offer a comprehensive set of reforms that will strengthen young people and institutions, allowing us all to reap the benefits of diversity, including viewpoint diversity. This is a book for anyone who is confused by what’s happening on college campuses today, or has children, or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live and work and cooperate across party lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two of today's great minds at work.

    • By Adam Milne on 2018-10-09

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • Influence

    • The Psychology of Persuasion
    • Written by: Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes - and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His 35 years of rigorous, evidence-based research, along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior, has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader - and how to defend yourself against them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • important

    • By Wayne on 2018-08-28

    Price: CDN$ 38.32

    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • Written by: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 99
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      5 out of 5 stars 87

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring - specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neuro feedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and other therapies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really brings light to the mechanics behind Trauma

    • By Paola on 2018-02-02

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • Why We Sleep

    • Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
    • Written by: Matthew Walker PhD
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 142
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    Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when we don't sleep. Compared to the other basic drives in life - eating, drinking, and reproducing - the purpose of sleep remained elusive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Neat facts and great advice for better sleep

    • By Connor Morgan-Lang on 2018-07-04

    Price: CDN$ 30.47

    • Eat, Move, Think

    • The Path to a Healthier, Stronger, Happier You
    • Written by: Shaun Francis
    • Narrated by: Josh Goodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Doctors everywhere have the same goal: healthier and happier lives for their patients. And yet, no two medical professionals give the same advice. Eat, Move, Think breaks down the fundamentals of living a long and healthy life into three sections: nutrition, physical activity, and mental health. Drawing upon the expert advice of world-renowned doctors and medical professionals, this book captures the innovative strategies of the world’s highest performers - Navy SEALs, cutting-edge researchers, professional athletes - in one handy guide to everyday healthy living.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Blink

    • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    • Written by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
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      5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    In his landmark best seller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant, in the blink of an eye, that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolute insight

    • By Andrew Muller on 2018-10-23
    • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    • Written by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 2005-04-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 149 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 30.17

    • Are u ok?

    • A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health
    • Written by: Kati Morton
    • Narrated by: Kati Morton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are u ok? walks listeners through the most commonly asked questions about mental health and the process of getting help. From finding the best therapist to navigating harmful and toxic relationships and everything in between, licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube sensation Kati Morton clarifies and destigmatizes the struggles so many of us go through, and encourages listeners to reach out for help. What are the red flags of a mental health issue? How do you go about making a first therapy appointment? How do you know if your therapist is a good fit for you?

    • A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health
    • Written by: Kati Morton
    • Narrated by: Kati Morton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 2018-12-11
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 35.72

    • Stealing Fire

    • How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
    • Written by: Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    The authors of the best-selling Bold and The Rise of Superman explore altered states of consciousness and how they can ignite passion, fuel creativity, and accelerate problem solving, in this groundbreaking book in the vein of Daniel Pink's Drive and Charles Duhigg's Smarter Faster Better.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • epic

    • By Valeria on 2018-12-14
    • How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
    • Written by: Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 2017-02-21
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 100 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 36.79

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